Nurture group resources

Christmas wishes

December 11, 2016
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A lovely little worksheet for children to write their wishes. Download: christmas-wishes

5 Star ‘Calm down’ breathing exercise

December 9, 2016
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I cannot take credit for this idea as I have seen it on Pinterest but thought I would make my own version. Hopefully it will help children to calm themselves down if stressed, anxious, angry or upset. Start with breathing in, then hold for a second, then out, then in, hold for second and so […]

Christmas Mitten

December 8, 2016
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Mittens keep you warm when it is cold outside. They are perfect for wearing when you catch snowflakes. Design your mitten and make it really colourful. Make a small cut out snowflake and stick it to your mitten. How do you feel when it is snowing and you catch a snowflake with your mitten? Download: christmas-mitten […]

Christmas Bingo

December 8, 2016
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Great fun game which children love to do. They could work in pairs to do this which would help co-operation skills. Some clipart from MyCuteGraphics There are six base boards included in the pdf Download: bingo  

Christmas charade cards

December 6, 2016
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Charades is a great group activity which instils confidence and is just plain fun! Children pick a card, hide it so no one can see and then acts out the scenario. Download: charades

What makes you feel chilled?

December 5, 2016
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What makes you chilled? Identify calming down techniques with the child. Download: what-makes-you-feel-chilled Christmas advent calendar (powerpoint) Christmas card craft Christmas worksheet pack Christmas emotion faces

Emotion bookmarks for Christmas

December 2, 2016
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Print and laminate these and the child can draw on them with dry wipe pen. They can draw the emotion face and write the emotion word. Make sure when cutting out you round off the point at the top if laminating. Download: christmas-bookmarks Christmas advent calendar (powerpoint) Christmas card craft Christmas worksheet pack Christmas emotion faces

My Christmas Mug

December 2, 2016
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Have children decorate their Christmas mug. What is in it? Hot chocolate? If so does it have marshmallows on top? Something else? What does it feel like to drink their favourite drink at Christmas time? Where do they drink their favourite drink? Are they snuggled up and warm? Is it relaxing? Does it make them […]

RAK – Random acts of kindness calendar for advent

November 30, 2016
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Use this calendar to promote kindness all around. Download: kindness-calendar Don’t forget all the other Christmas resources on the site, here are a few… Christmas advent calendar (powerpoint) Christmas card craft Christmas worksheet pack Christmas emotion faces

Christmas – Roll a story

November 27, 2016
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A lovely Christmas activity for helping with story telling. Children roll a die 5 times and then create a story linking the components of a story together. This would make a fab circle time activity or a group activity for children to work out the story together. They could perhaps act out the story too. […]